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Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures

207B-4368 Main St | Market Pavilion, Whistler Town Plaza, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
+1 604-938-9242
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Whistler Alpine Guides operates year-round, offering a wide variety of tours, activities & courses. We specialize in providing activities such as backcountry ski/snowboard touring, mountaineering, avalanche safety courses, ice climbing, rock climbing, glacier walks & hikes, Via Ferrata, scrambling and backcountry hiking. Led by our professional and experienced guides, you will explore the beautiful mountains of the Whistler area in a brand new exciting way.
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207B-4368 Main St | Market Pavilion, Whistler Town Plaza, Whistler, British Columbia V0N 1B4, Canada
+1 604-938-9242
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I knew what the via ferrata was before going on this trip but I had never spoken to anyone who had done it and I didn't know much more than "you climb from the bottom of the saddle up to the peak chair"... The via...More

Thank Meredith K
Reviewed 4 days ago

Awesome experience with a fantastic guide. My 17 year old son and I climbed the Whistler Glacier. We were given great instructions and had a wonderful time ascending the peak. We had a great time at Whistler and this made it all the better.

Thank NJTrotteurAllez
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I did the Via Ferrari with Maya and enjoyed it such a lot. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend the experience and especially with Maya as your guide. She was friendly and at every turn made sure I was doing the right thing, was safe, and...More

Thank aurorawell
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our family of 3 did the Whistler Via Ferrata tour last week. We had our 12 year old daughter with us. I have to say it was more difficult than I thought it would be. All the guides were great. Maya positioned herself in front...More

1  Thank courtneyp69
Mountain_Skills, Public Relations Manager at Mountain Skills Academy & Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks so much for your review! We've let Maya know you appreciated her and we hope to see you again sometime.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Amazing experience! My 11 year old daughter, wife and I all had a great time. The views were incredible. Our guide, Ian, was super friendly, helpful and generous with his water! Highly recommend this tour!!

Thank Charlie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I took the 2 day Intro to Outdoor Rock and Lead Climbing a few weekends ago. I was super impressed with our instructor Josh; with a ton of experience under his belt, and a great instructional style, he helped us understand the...More

Thank Gillian_OGS
Reviewed 1 week ago

Based on a referral I contacted Mountain Skills Academy and took the Summer Crevasse Rescue & Glacier Travel training with Eric Dumerac as guide/trainer. Since we had to juggle dates I was super impressed with MSA's flexibility and even more impressed with Eric's training/teaching. I...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I did the Whistler Via Ferrata last weekend and it was one of the coolest experiences I've ever done here in Whistler!! We climbed up to the peak of Whistler and there was some amazing, breathtaking views along the way and at the top. I...More

Thank Jocelyn C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the apex of a full week in Whistler. Breathtaking views and a great sense of accomplishment. Guides were beyond wonderful...Maya, April, and I forget the name of the 3rd. All so helpful, encouraging, and sweet. A must-do for anyone who is even slightly...More

Thank matt_g_ritchie
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I climbed Whistler Via Ferrata on Sunday 30th July. A wonderful experience. Views are breathtaking so ensure you have a camera. Our guide Dan was not only an experienced guide but a top bloke too. Dan graciously took photographs of our ascent...More

Thank cottageblob
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